- A lesson in shortcuts
A nice piece of Unix history by Rob Pike.
- Why we f*ck
I like different perspectives. Whether you buy into this or not, it’s a good read with some interesting discussion in the comments.
- Somali comedian who mocked Islamists is shot dead
While the main theme of this article is sad, it also mentions the new Somali constitution and the upcoming elections.
- Polizisten, Ritter und Rassisten
Two German police men were members of the European KKK (in German).
- The end of the Bedouin
Israel wants to relocate Bedouins from their unrecognized settlements.
- Work in progress
The Economist analyzes Facebook’s current share value.
- In Virtual Play, Sex Harassment Is All Too Real
On sexual harassment in the gaming community.
- Double Jeopardy
If you are wealthy in China, you may be able to hire a substitute to go to prison for you.
- Raging Bulls: How Wall Street Got Addicted to Light-Speed Trading
Wired looks at high-frequency trading.
- OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: the Ars Technica review
There’s no better way to inform yourself about a new OS X release than the Ars Technica review that comes with it.